Blue Baron Holly
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Baron' PP #16,151
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright, rounded habit; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Blue Baron makes a perfect foundation plant, backdrop, hedge or screen. Use to soften unsightly corners of fences or buildings, or plant at the back of shrub and perennial borders for reliable year round foliage. Perfect for holiday crafts.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Fruit Poisonous, Pollenizer, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Magnolia (Magnolia)|
Prefers moist, well-drained, rich, slightly acidic soils but highly adaptable. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9